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Oral health is vital for overall health

2013-03-20 15:38:35

Healthy teeth, gums and mouths are things people tend to take for granted until they no longer have them. Experts say this is unfortunate because good habits and regular check-ups can prevent most oral health problems, and these are more likely to occur if people are fully aware of the importance of oral health.  “Oral disease can become a major impediment to our enjoyment of a healthy life,” says Dr. Saskia Estupiñan...

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(February) Trinidad and Tobago Rolls Out HPV Vaccination Programme for Adolescent Girls

2013-02-27 20:35:49

The Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago has expanded the National Immunization Programme with the introduction of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV), with an official launch by the Hon. Minister of Health, Dr Faud Khan, late last year.

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PAHO seeks to prevent breast and cervical cancer, which claim some 120,000 lives each year in the Americas

2013-02-05 03:38:15

PAHO seeks to prevent breast and cervical cancer, which claim some 120,000 lives each year in the AmericasWashington, D.C., 4 February 2013 (PAHO/WHO) — With the goal of reducing deaths from breast and cervical cancer in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) this week is bringing together representatives of governments, international organizations, academic institutions, civil society, and the private sector to develop a plan of action for screening, early diagnosis, education and treatment for these cancers and for expanded vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV).

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PAHO seeks to prevent breast and cervical cancer, which claim some 120,000 lives each year in the Americas

2013-02-05 03:38:15

With the goal of reducing deaths from breast and cervical cancer in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) this week is bringing together representatives of governments, international organizations, academic institutions, civil society, and the private sector to develop a plan of action for screening, early diagnosis, education and treatment for these cancers and for expanded vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV).

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